WATCH this sweary Irish take on the 2016 John Lewis advert

Yesterday the John Lewis Christmas ad for 2016 was released and this year’s creative contribution from the retail giant is a humourous spectacle complete with cuddly animals and an adorable young child.

Let’s watch the original first just so it’s fresh in our minds.


Of course it just took a day for the whole thing to be ’irish-ised’.

Rob Grimes, a man from Waterford has reimagined the idylic scenario as it would realistically take place in Ireland and it is fairly true to life.

We had a pretty good chuckle at this, this morning and we hope it brightened up your day too!



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